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Call for Proposals: International Forum on Migration Statistics

IOM, OECD and UNDESA will jointly organise the second International Forum on Migration Statistics in Cairo from 20-21 January 2020. The Call for papers and parallel sessions is open until 09 September 2019.

“Better data, better lives"

The UN Statistical Commission (UNSC) held its 50th session under the theme, 'Better data, better lives' in New York, between 5-8 March 2019.

Using data to inform migration management

Reliable and harmonized data are needed to tackle some of Central Asia’s key migration challenges and should be included in the future regional agenda on migration, according to government officials attending a regional consultative forum. 

Training on migration data in the context of the SDGs

International migration and sustainable development are deeply intertwined, as migration and migrants can shape development outcomes and vice versa. How to measure, monitor and report these linkages was the focus of a three-day training workshop facilitated by GMDAC in Dar Es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania from 15-17 April 2019.

Data to Protect. National Consultation on Data Ecosystem Strengthening for Migrant and Forcibly Displaced Children

A national consultation on data on migrant and forcibly displaced children took place on 4-5 April 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. 

Expert discussion on migration in times of climate change

“Migration in times of climate change and the polity options for action” was the topic of an expert discussion which took place on 27 March 2019 at Adelphi consulting, in Berlin, Germany. 

Launched: Migration data in Europe section

The first regional data overview of the Migration Data Portal was launched during the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Regional Forum on Sustainable Development on 22 March 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland. 

Documenting Human Rights violations and mortality among migrants: Focus on the Sahel and North Africa

Columbia University and IOM organized an expert conference on “Documenting human rights violations and mortality among migrants: in the Sahel and North Africa” on 21-22 March 2019, which was hosted at the Columbia Global Center in Tunis, Tunisia. 

Children on the Move: Building Migration Data Capacities

The Moroccan Ministry for Migration Affairs (MDCMREAM), the International Organization for Migration (IOM), and the United Nation Children’s Fund (UNICEF) held an international expert workshop between 20-22 March 2019 in Rabat, Morocco to improve the collection, analysis, dissemination, and use of data on children on the move through a global and cooperative approach.  

Inaugural Berlin Migration Talk takes place

GMDAC and IOM Germany launched a joint briefing series called “Berlin Migration Talks” on 13 March 2019. The inaugural briefing focused on GMDAC’s work on assessing the impact of information campaigns in the field of migration. 

Call for Proposals: International Forum on Migration Statistics

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Call for Proposals: International Forum on Migration Statistics

IOM, OECD and UNDESA will jointly organise the second International Forum on Migration Statistics in Cairo from 20-21 January 2020. The Call for papers and parallel sessions is open until 09 September 2019.

“Better data, better lives"

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“Better data, better lives"

The UN Statistical Commission (UNSC) held its 50th session under the theme, 'Better data, better lives' in New York, between 5-8 March 2019.

Using data to inform migration management

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Using data to inform migration management

Reliable and harmonized data are needed to tackle some of Central Asia’s key migration challenges and should be included in the future regional agenda on migration, according to government officials attending a regional consultative forum. 

Training on migration data in the context of the SDGs

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Training on migration data in the context of the SDGs

International migration and sustainable development are deeply intertwined, as migration and migrants can shape development outcomes and vice versa. How to measure, monitor and report these linkages was the focus of a three-day training workshop facilitated by GMDAC in Dar Es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania from 15-17 April 2019.

Data to Protect. National Consultation on Data Ecosystem Strengthening for Migrant and Forcibly Displaced Children

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Data to Protect. National Consultation on Data Ecosystem Strengthening for Migrant and Forcibly Displaced Children

A national consultation on data on migrant and forcibly displaced children took place on 4-5 April 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. 

Expert discussion on migration in times of climate change

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Expert discussion on migration in times of climate change

“Migration in times of climate change and the polity options for action” was the topic of an expert discussion which took place on 27 March 2019 at Adelphi consulting, in Berlin, Germany. 

Launched: Migration data in Europe section

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Launched: Migration data in Europe section

The first regional data overview of the Migration Data Portal was launched during the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Regional Forum on Sustainable Development on 22 March 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland. 

Documenting Human Rights violations and mortality among migrants: Focus on the Sahel and North Africa

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Documenting Human Rights violations and mortality among migrants: Focus on the Sahel and North Africa

Columbia University and IOM organized an expert conference on “Documenting human rights violations and mortality among migrants: in the Sahel and North Africa” on 21-22 March 2019, which was hosted at the Columbia Global Center in Tunis, Tunisia. 

Children on the Move: Building Migration Data Capacities

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Children on the Move: Building Migration Data Capacities

The Moroccan Ministry for Migration Affairs (MDCMREAM), the International Organization for Migration (IOM), and the United Nation Children’s Fund (UNICEF) held an international expert workshop between 20-22 March 2019 in Rabat, Morocco to improve the collection, analysis, dissemination, and use of data on children on the move through a global and cooperative approach.  

Inaugural Berlin Migration Talk takes place

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Inaugural Berlin Migration Talk takes place

GMDAC and IOM Germany launched a joint briefing series called “Berlin Migration Talks” on 13 March 2019. The inaugural briefing focused on GMDAC’s work on assessing the impact of information campaigns in the field of migration.